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Govt to tighten grip on non-resident workforce

The Macau government has pledged to more closely control the size of the non-resident workforce. Chui Sai On, chief executive, told the Legislative Assembly on...

Gaming academic secures seat in Legislative Assembly

Professor Davis Ka Chio Fong has been selected as one of the seven lawmakers appointed by chief executive Chui Sai On for the Sixth...

Changes in gaming influence in new Macau Legislative Assembly

With Typhoon Hato moving into the rearview mirror, the city’s Legislative Assembly elections – held last Sunday - have yielded some surprising results. The democratic...

Casino policy to be brought up in assembly session

The state government is set to come up with a casino policy in the upcoming monsoon session of the Goa legislative assembly, which begins...

Legislative Assembly passes smoking lounge bill

Macau’s Legislative Assembly has passed a bill making it mandatory for casinos to upgrade or set up smoking lounges on their casino floors, Macau...

Macau smoking bill to be nailed by August 2017

The Committee behind Macau’s proposed universal smoking ban has promised that a final decision on the ban would be made by the end of...

Leong reiterates support for gaming workers ban

Legislator and SJM Holdings executive director Angela Leong has reiterated her support for a ban on gaming sector workers, and is keen to see...

Japan gets another chance to push casinos

A Japanese parliamentary committee is due to meet in Tokyo this Friday to set out the legislative agenda for the extraordinary Diet session that...

Smoking ban discussions to restart in October

Macau’s legislators are set to resume discussions on the smoking ban in late October, local media reports. The Legislative Assembly working committee, which is tasked...

No change in table cap policy, Lionel Leong says

Macau Secretary of Economy and Finance, Lionel Leong addressed the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, Nov. 26th as part of a five-hour Q&A session, during...
Life After Pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Dossier

This Dossier results from the “Life After POGOs” editorial project by Asia Gaming Brief which culminated with a pop-up digital forum on 9th December to discuss potentials ramifications in the industry.

Australian market report: How to adapt to the new normal

Covid-19 forced the rapid and unexpected closure of venues across Australia, changing the operating environment with unprecedented speed and leaving managers scrambling to adapt...
life after pogos

Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.
AGB Webinar Attracting Players, Not Fraudsters

Attracting players, not fraudsters

With sports betting restarting we are now seeing traffic levels return to pre-COVID levels. The same is unfortunately true for fraudulent activities as operators tempt players, both new and existing, with lucrative bonuses and attractive game offerings.
asia gaming briefings Dec 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Dec 2020 Edition

Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Nov 2020 Edition

While nowhere in the world has escaped the economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis, Macau has been hit harder than most, with forecasts for gross domestic product to shrink more than 50 percent this year.
asia gaming briefings OCT 20

Asia Gaming Briefings – Oct 2020 Edition

Before the Covid-19 crisis, tourism in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region was at a record high, on track to welcome 80 million visitors in 2019, generating some $90 billion in revenue.